Jan 17, 2020

The Line: Political Discussions in the Classroom: What Should Educators be Trying to Do?

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., offers three suggestions to help teachers and administrators discuss controversial political issues in the classroom.

Jan 14, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

Application Deadline for NC Teaching Fellows Program Extended to 1/21

The application deadline for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows have been extended until midnight, Tuesday, Jan. 21. The NC State College of Education is one of five schools within North Carolina to host a Teaching Fellows program, and is home to the largest cohort of fellows in the state. 

Jan 7, 2020

Article Co-Authored by Associate Dean Paola Sztjain Among NSF’s Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE)’s Most Viewed Resources of 2019

An article co-authored by Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Sztjain, Ph.D., was one of the National Science Foundation’s Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education’s most viewed resources of 2019.

Jan 6, 2020

InHerSight: A Thousand Paper Cuts: Microaggressions in the Workplace

NC State College of Education Professor Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., discusses different types of microaggressions and how their impact on the workplace should be considered "a public health issue." 

Jan 3, 2020

New Book from Professor Hiller Spires Guides Teachers Through the Use of Project-Based Inquiry, Disciplinary Literacy

The latest book from Hiller Spires, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and executive director of the Friday Institute, helps teachers build students’ discipline-specific knowledge through project-based inquiry and disciplinary literacy.

Jan 2, 2020

Spectrum News: Talking Politics in the Classroom

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., discusses why teachers and students should discuss politics in the classroom. 

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Jermaine R. Howell ’19MED: I Saw Education as an Avenue to Foster a Sense of Identity in the Lives of Students and to Fulfill my Ultimate Goal in Helping to Shape the World of Tomorrow

With a passion for training teachers new to the United States, Jermaine Howell ’19MED plans to use his master’s degree to become an instructional coach, where he trains and develops educators to become effective classroom practitioners.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Nada Wafa ’11, ’19MS, ’22PHD: I Knew This Was the Place Where I Could Grow, Personally and Professionally

With a background in international schools, Nada Wafa '11, '19MS, '22PHD has a passion for global learning. NC State gave her the opportunity to expand her knowledge on global learning and explore new literacies in the field of education.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Thomas Carrington ’19MAT: I Chose Elementary Education Because I Wanted to Educate Children, Help Them Overcome Obstacles and Help Them Discover the Joys in the World

Studying abroad in China, Thomas Carrington ’19MAT developed a passion for Chinese culture and learned about education in other countries, inspiring him to look for educational opportunities in other countries and with international schools.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Karina Simoni ‘19MED: I Want to Help Adults Be More Successful in the Hope that I Empower at Least One Person to Keep Learning

Karina Simoni ’19MED, author of the children’s book The Farm on the Fuzzy Edge of the Map, will graduate with a Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology. She will start a position as an instructional designer, where she hopes to improve adult education.